A Dictionary of Nursing

A Dictionary of Nursing

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The second edition of this successful nurses' dictionary provides comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of the ever-expanding vocabulary of the nursing professions, explaining all the terms and concepts likely to be encountered by nurses, therapists, radiographers, and those in similar professions, during the course of their work. In addition to specifically nursing terms, there are many entries in the field of medicine, surgery, anatomy and physiology, psychiatry, physiotherapy, and pharmacology (including the trade names of commonly used drugs). Over 10,000 entries written by medical and nursing specialists, a simple pronunciation guide, and 100 illustrations are included, and appendices include normal values for biochemical and haematological data, standard values for body weight, an immunization schedule, nutritional requirements, and the nursing code of conduct. Included in this edition are developments in the medical field such as: genetics; organ transplantation; research into obesity, cancer, and the links between BSE and Creutzfeld-Jacob disease; infections, food poisoning and resis Syndrome.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 538 pages
  • 120 x 190mm | 372g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 100 line drawings
  • 0192800728
  • 9780192800725

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THIS NEW EDITION HAS BEEN EXTENSIVELY REVISED AND UPDATED, INCORPORATING NEW MATERIAL ON THE MAJOR DEVELOPMENTS OF THE LAST FEW YEARS: THESE INCLUDE ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY; TRAUMA; PUBLIC HEALTH MEDICINE; AND THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF NURSING. DEVELOPMENTS IN THE MEDICAL FIELD INCLUDE GENETICS; ORGAN TRANSPLANTATION; RESEARCH INTO OBESITY, CANCER, AND THE LINKS BETWEEN BSE AND CREUTZFELD-JACOB DISEASE; INFECTIONS, FOOD POISONING AND RESISTANCE TO ANTIBIOTICS; AND 'NEW' DISEASES SUCH AS GULF WAR SYNDROMEshow more

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